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Nurse ICU

Company: CHI Franciscan St. Anthony
Location: Gig Harbor
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

 

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 

 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

St Anthony is a designated Pathway Hospital. Our Critical Care Unit at St. Anthony Hospital has 16 mixed ICU and PCU private patient rooms.  All rooms are equipped with ceiling lifts, supply cabinets as well as couches and privacy curtains for the comfort of family who wish to stay close.  Every room is fully plumed to handle dialysis patients.  Computers are also located in each patient room to facilitate bedside documentation and medication verification.  We utilize Epic as our electronic health record.

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

 

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sign on Bonus for experienced ICU RN External Candidates
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program




Responsibilities

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus up to $20k paid out after 30 days!! Please see below for further information!

 

 

Our patient population includes GI bleeds, DKA, acute renal failure, acute stroke, MI, and sepsis to name a few.  Our PCU patients and stable ICU patients are cared for by our FIT (Franciscan Inpatient Team) providers and our ICU patients are cared for by our Pulmonary Intensivists.  We also have the support of our Virtual ICU 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

 

We support a culture of collaboration and team work to help each other grow.  We practice multidisciplinary care with a care meeting each morning and daily rounding on patients by the FIT providers and Nurses.




Staffing

The management structure of the unit consists of an experienced Clinical Manager and a Clinical Coordinator who work together to oversee the unit.  The Charge Nurses provide clinical support for the staff, participate in rapid responses and are Code leaders for the hospital.  They also help to maintain the flow of the unit.  The staff is comprised of RNs and Care Assistants with support services provided by Respiratory Care, Pharmacists, PT/OT and a Dietician.  RN assignments are determined by patient census and acuity and our normal RN ratios are 3:1 for PCU patients and 2:1 or 1:1 for ICU patients with CNA support.

 

 

 


Qualifications

Job Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred

Previous PCU/ICU or Medical/Surgical experience is preferred.  

New graduates with completion of a senior practicum in Critical Care will also be given preference for residency positions.

Current RN license from the Washington State Board of Nursing

Current Healthcare BLS Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) must be obtained within 6 months of hire

CRN/CCRN preferred

 

**The bonus amount will be prorated based on the FTE with a minimum .6 FTE required. To be eligible you must have a minimum of 1 year of experience  in the specialty you are being hired into and you must be new to Virginia Mason Franciscan health or a non employee for a minimum of 12 months. Per diem employees who have not held an FTE for 12 months are also eligible! Email me at aulauralawrence@chifranciscan.org for more information! **  #missioncritical

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St. Anthony, Seattle , Nurse ICU, Other , Gig Harbor, Washington

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